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A history of the formation, settlement and development of Hamilton County, Indiana, from the year 1818 to the close of the Civil War

Published 1901

1. The first settlers, Government purchase of the lands from the Indians, William Conner's Post, The settlement of Horse-shoe Prairie, Building the cabins and preparing for the crops, Entering the lands in 1822, The first marriage, The first Mill -- 2. The second settlement, The settlement south of the Horse-shoe Prairie, William Conner's Indian wife, The first distillery -- 3. Clearing the forest, The manner of preparing the land for cultivation, the condition of the land -- 4. Hunting, Describing the manner of hunting racoons, deer and other wild game -- 5. Early industry, The tan yard, Distilleries, Mills, Farming, The first threshing machines -- 6. Organization of the county, The charter, Election of the county officers, The two townships, Early acts of the county commissioners, Location and laying out of the county seat, Public buildings, The first jail, The board of trustees -- 7. The Hamilton Circuit Court, The first term, Judges and officers, The first Grand Jury, The April term, Some of the first cases, Name of resident attorneys from 1823 to 1865 inclusive -- 8. County officers from the year 1823 to the year 1865 -- 9. Internal improvements, The central canal, Brick courthouse, Bridges, Peru Railroad, Water courses, Early newspapers, The common school fund, County seminary fund, Asylum for poor -- 10. The townships, Delaware, Noblesville, White River, Fall Creek, Clay, Jackson, Washington, Wayne, Adams, a more particular account of each, The township trustees -- 11. Cities and towns, Noblesville, Strawtown, Cicero, Westfield, Boxleytown, Deming, Carmel, Clarksville, Eagletown, New Britton, Ekin, Mattsville, Atlanta, Arcadia -- 12. Incidents and stories, The indian murders, Trail of Sawyer, The old ferry boat, The story of John Rhoads, The case of Eli Terry, An unusual prize fight, Flood, Fire and storm, Old settler's meetings, Agricultural Society, Early election methods, Collecting a debt, Paying the cost, Capt. Howe's cabin, Domestic and social enjoyments, Hauling away surplus, Female courage, The pack peddler, The corn thief, Some Yankee gratitude, The pioneer elopement, Corn pone, Locating the capital, Clocks, The lawyer's defense, School punishment, The lost child -- 12. The record of Hamilton County in the Civil War, The governor's call for troops, Acts of the county commissioners during the war, The names of the soldiers from Hamilton County, The letter of Major General McCook

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Pages 390
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number 31833008275924
Digitizing sponsor MSN
Book contributor Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Collection allen_county; americana
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